Duke Energy Coal Ash spill

Environment
11:00 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Environmentalists Not Satisfied As Dan River Cleanup Ends

On February 12, 2014, Duke Energy crewmen vacuum small area of toxic coal ash sludge from the Dan River.
Credit Duke Energy

Duke Energy announced last week that it has completed its cleanup of the Dan River following a massive coal ash spill in February.

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Environment
11:00 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Conservancy Buys Land Along Dan River

The Piedmont Land Conservancy has bought 134 acres in Stokes County along the Dan River.
Credit Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Land Conservancy.

The Piedmont Land Conservancy has bought a large tract of land along the Dan River.

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Dan River Coal Ash
1:03 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Duke Energy Sweeping the Dan River Clean

Duke Energy says it will monitor the quality of the Dan River for many years into the future to ensure it is safe for wildlife and area residents.
Credit Jason Miczek / Greenpeace

Expert crews are extracting thousands of tons of coal ash from the Dan River.

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SciWorks Radio
7:48 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Coal Ash Spill Impact Can Be Measured With Science

A mix of sludge and coal ash lines the banks of the Dan River in Eden.
Credit Waterkeeper Alliance

SciWorks Radio is a production of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, located in Winston-Salem. 

The February coal-ash spill, has polluted the Dan River for a stretch of more than 70 miles so far.

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